Media Anthropology

Media Anthropology

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Nazima K. Anthropology of Gentrification and Urban Exclusion

Here's a mini-anthropological analysis of the soon to explode tensions around the cultural hub and studio space where I work. Particularly interesting for folks who want to explore how what people represent can...

I recently attended SK Speakeasy, a public discussion and radio show about politics and regeneration in South Kilburn on K2K radio, a community radio station housed in South Kilburn Studios. Contra...

  • 19 days ago

Frankie D. Videogame Industries negative character designs of ethnic groups

This is the latest post that was guest written by Eve Pearce.

The video game industry characterizes various ethnicities in a negative light, they should improve on this and place them in various positive stories.

  • 24 days ago

Nazima K. Presenting my doctoral anthropological research at the Royal Geographical Society at their annual international conference, on Friday 29...

I will give a talk on, "The Logic of Homogeneity in Radical Social Movements," as part of the panel, "From co-production to alternative futures" of the Geographies of Justice group. Please join the discussion!...

Add to my calendar: Outlook Google Hotmail/Outlook.com iPhone/iPad iCal (.ics) Please note that some mobile devices may require third party apps to add appointments to your calendar Contact the conference organisers to...

  • 24 days ago

William C. Calling All Internet Meme Enthusiasts!

Hi All, I’m a University of Chicago graduate student conducting research on memes and internet culture for my Master's Thesis, and I’m looking for adults aged 18 and up to participate in online interviews about Advice...

  • 28 days ago

Nazima K. The Book of Symbols

A nice resource for semioticians and cultural analysts, especially helpful for cross-cultural analysis.

Why Sarah Palin identifies with the grizzly bear, or what the unconscious knows but doesn't reveal. A primary method for making sense...

  • 1 month ago

Social Health Metrics centerfordigitalhealthhumanities.com

SocialHealthMetrics  is a real time online monitoring and analysis platform for online conversations on pathologies and drugs. SocialHealthMetrics offers multi-client monitoring of specific classes of drugs. The monitoring...

  • 2 months ago

Nazima K. Interesting piece about how girls' decorating reveals social constructions of gender

Interesting piece about how girls' decorating reveals social constructions of gender and how those change in different cultural contexts. Especially relevant thinking about the cultural specificity of the semiotics of gender...

"I was discovering a person on the cusp on becoming an adult, but desperately holding on to the child she barely outgrew, a person on the...

  • 2 months ago

Hillary Clinton discusses Edward Snowden, Iraq, drone strikes in Pakistan and her inability to tell a...

  • 2 months ago

Andrew R. I'm looking for input with AAA webinar series: http://www.allourideas.org/2014aaawebinars

I'm looking for input on the AAA webinar series this year, so I've started an experiment with "allourideas." This is a survey which has a crowd sourcing element to it, in that while you can vote on the various topics in a...

All Our Ideas is a platform that enables groups to collect and prioritize ideas in a transparent, democratic, and bottom-up way. It’s a suggestion box for the digital age.

  • 2 months ago

Si studiano il pene dell’ostrica, del pollo, delle lumache di mare, ma poco le vagine. Una ricerca  pubblicata su Plos Biology e raccontata sul blog di Nature misura in modo dettagliato il bias. Su 364 studi...

  • 4 months ago